Tag Archives: cloud backup

Why online and cloud backup is better than an external hard drive

19 Jan

We all know that backing up our important data is vital, especially in the business environment, but with a variety of options available, how do you know which one is the best for you? One of the most popular choices is often between online backups and external hard drive backups. Many people worry that backing […]

Online backups and cloud backup myths

29 Dec

If you spend any time listening to what people think they know about cloud backups and backups in general, you are likely to hear many misconceptions. The fact that you are reading this article and listening to others means that you are, in all likelihood looking for a cloud backup or storage solution.  With all […]

Storage Decisions 2015 – What Attendees Learned About Cloud Storage

1 Dec

Storage Decisions 2015 was held in New York just last month. The panel of experts at the conference took the time to answer questions about how today’s data storage industry is affected by storage technologies, vendors and strategies. While the questions directed at the experts revolved around cloud storage, flash spinning disk and even tape […]

Why secure backup is necessary for remote offices and employees with remote offices

15 Sep

Recent studies involving 1 250 participants have uncovered an intriguing statistic; SA’s economy could be boosted by as much as R17billion by remote offices and employees working in the cloud.  The survey gathered results and responses from industry professionals such as software engineers, doctors, lawyers, accountants and architects. It comes as little surprise that more […]

Why choose Soteria for Online Cloud Backup?

8 Sep

We don’t mean to blow our own trumpet, but Soteria Cloud should be your first and only option when it comes to online cloud back-ups. Why? Well, first and foremost, we use local SA servers and that means that you will enjoy faster connections for your backups. You might think that overseas online backup deals […]

Top Things we Have Learned about Cloud Computing So Far

1 Sep

With Cloud Computing becoming the best way to work, store data and even run systems, it has become vital for our IT departments to learn as much as they can about it, to remain competitive, efficient and move with the times. Cloud Computing has been around for over 10 years now and offers a myriad […]

Cloud Backup – Why do I need it?

17 Mar

Cloud Backup is the way forward. We have heard it all too often and still many people resist – until it is too late that is. Too many people think that data loss is something that happens to everyone else – until it happens to them. If you find yourself fobbing off online back up […]

What is initial seeding for your online backup?

10 Mar

Let’s face it; backups are not something to be negotiated on. If you want the peace of mind that comes with the knowledge that your business won’t suffer the crippling damage of data loss, it’s essential to backup to the cloud.  You might have concerns about bandwidth usage and your internet cap when backing up […]

What is the Cloud?

17 Feb

If you have heard talk about “the cloud” and been left under a dark one wondering what it is, it is actually a fairly simple concept to understand. In fact, in all likelihood you might have made use of the cloud without even realising it. Generally speaking, the Cloud is the internet and everything you […]

Why Cloud Computing and Cloud Backup is Perfect for Small Businesses

30 Dec

If you operate within the business world, you undoubtedly will have heard about Cloud Computing and Cloud Backup. While you might prefer to leave “IT” to the professionals, thereby ensuring that this side of the business is handled by your dedicated IT department; with a degree of knowledge you can save your company quite a […]